Thursday, January 28, 2021
Madden 21

Madden 21 Needing Redemption After Leaving PS5 Customers

The next-gen version of Madden 21 is here and it left something to be desired this much-awaited Friday. At least on the PlayStation 5, as a substantial number of people who own both Sony's latest gaming console and EA's latest Madden 16 reskin have been complaining about the disfunctional...
Dragon Age 4

Dragon Age 4 Scheduled For Game Awards Showcase

Following years of development, rebooted development, redevelopment, and back to development, Dragon Age 4 is finally starting to resemble something akin a commercial product. And so, its release might actually be happening considerably sooner than most of us have anticipated. That, at least, is the main takeaway from today's confirmation...
Fortnite World Cup 2021 Cancelled

Fortnite World Cup 2021 Cancelled – To No One’s Surprise

It's official: Fortnite World Cup 2021 is cancelled., or better said: there won't be a Fortnite World Cup next year Epic Games announced in a press release sent to media outlets several hours ago. This year's itnernational event wasn't exactly in a highly advanced phase of planning, which makes...
CS GO Operation Broken Fang

CS:GO Operation Broken Fang Now Available

Operation Broken Fang for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is now available for download in the United States and abroad via Steam. This latest update to the game features a unique Competitive Arena mode, as well as seven new maps. The said game mode addition, called Retakes, is available to everyone free...
Immortal Fenyx Rising 2

Immortal Fenyx Rising, Ubisoft’s Zelda BotW Wannabe Releases Globally

Immortals Fenyx Rising is now available to play on the PC, PS4, Xbox One, PS5, Xbox Seri... no, there is just too many cosoles at this very moment in time, this type of announcements isn't sustainable. Speaking of things that aren't sustainable, Zelda clones have been doing pretty well for...
Pro CoD Players Getting Fed Up With Cheaters

Pro CoD Players Getting Fed Up With Cheaters

Activision is finally showing the PC Call of Duty scene some love this year, but seasoned esports professionals aren't sharing the company's enthusiasm. At least not entirely, since the CoD: Black Ops Cold War 's competitive expansion prompted an array of new complaints about hackers. Twitter and Reddit have...
You Can Now Buy RDO Sans RDR2

You Can Now Buy RDO Sans RDR2, You Shouldn’t, But You Can

Rockstar is now selling Red Dead Online independently, in addition to offering it alongside Red Dead redemption 2. You know, the actual critically acclaimed, if at times horribly clunky game that it uses to get kids hooked on loot boxes, shard cards, cowboy boots, whatever? Well, in any case, $4.99...
Bungie Intros New Game2Give

Bungie Intros New Game2Give Charity Event

Destiny developer Bungie today announced the second iteration of the best freshly started tradition across the entirety of the AAA game dev industry - called the Game2Give charity event. This happening is once again being put together in support of the Bungie Foundation that is closely working with Children's Miracle...
Rocket League Season 2

Rocket League Season 2 Now Official: Here’s All You Need To Know

Rocket League Competitive Season (the other) One still has over a week of play, but Epic Games has no intent of letting its newest non-Fortnite flagship game lose even drop of momentum. That is why the American studio today already announced pretty much all the major details regarding Rocket...
Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020

Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 Getting VR Support This Month

Virtual reality support has been a pretty substantial part of most recent marketing efforts centered at Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020. And yet the game launched on the Windows Store without it. Scandalous, I know, but the overworked developers over at Asobo Studios are almost ready to make amends. Namely,...
GTA vice city san andreas ray tracing

Mods and Circuses: RTX Arrives To GTA III, Vice City, San Andreas

While Rockstar was busy designing new Shark Card design press release templates ahead of fully automating GTA Online content roadmap with five lines of Python, someone went ahead and added full-featured ray-tracing support to GTA V3, Vice City, and San Andreas. The single player ones, yes. Anyway, a new mod...
Rocket League Competitive Season 1

Rocket League Competitive Season 1 (No, The Other Season 1) Titles Announced

As the first competitive season of Rocket League is coming to a close, Epic Games saw fitting to unveil the full list of title rewards that will be immortalize the most successful players from this inaugural competition. Or, you know, send a singular underwhelming skin to some extra salty...
Mechwarrior 5 Xbox Port

Mechwarrior 5 Xbox Port, PC Version Still Running Away From Cyberpunk 2077

Mechwarrior 5 just got delayed and won't be hitting any Windows PCs (or other PCs, while we're at it) before early next year. On a slightly less grim note, studio Piranha Games started working on an Xbox port of the game that wasn't originally planned but is now said...
Grizi Esport Team

Griezmann’s Esports Team Partners With OM For 20/21 FIFA Season

Antoine Griezmann's professional esports team has just joined forces with one of the most decorated clubs from the top division of French football (and any other division of French football, believe it or not). In a press released issued moments ago, Grizi Esport announced that yes, they are indeed called...
Monster Hunter milla jovovich

Merry Monster Hunter: Capcom Surprises MCW: Iceborne Players With Milla Jovovich Cameo

With Capcom being dead-set on turning Monster Hunter into the next billion-dollar entertainment franchise spanning everything from comic books and APRGs to Hollywood blockbusters and theme parks, who are we to stand in the way of the new Mickey Mouse? Let's, then, use this opportunity to showcase yet another high-profile...
Rainbow Six Siege PS5

Rainbow Six Siege PS4 vs. PS5 Differences Explained

Ubisoft today shared all of the biggest details regarding the differences between the PS4 and PS5 versions of Rainbow Six Siege. Well, the latter is technically being pushed out via a free software update, as is the case with many last-gen games now set to benefit from next-gen features...
Fortnite Crew Monthly Subscription

Fortnite Crew Monthly Subscription Service Announced: Here’s What You Need To Know

Studio Epic Games today announced a new subscription service for its hit Battle Royale game Fortnite. Called Fortnite Crew, the said subscription offering will be launching December 2. So, simultaneously with Chapter 2 of Season 5. Epic developers are describing it as a new way of ensuring you won't...
FIFA 21 On PS5

Here’s What Next-Gen Improvements Await FIFA 21 On PS5

Following a prolonged period of radio silence, EA Sports at last opened up on the next-gen upgrades to FIFA 21 set to arrive early next month. The famous developer and publisher shared the long-awaited information in collaboration with Sony earlier today, which is why the PlayStation 5 was unsurprisingly...
WoW Shadowlands

WoW: Shadowlands Delayed Agai-just Kidding, It’s Finally LIVE

Given the number of times Blizzard delayed World of Wacraft: Shadowlands, you'd think the universe really conspired against a new chapter in the most famous MMORPG of all times. That is still going remarkably strong, thanks primarily due to its Classic-branded rerelease and not the frequently delayed, supposedly 21st-century expansion...
NFINITe Binchang Wins Tekken Online Challenge 2020 US West

NFINITE|Binchang Wins Tekken Online Challenge 2020 US West: Results

The regional Tekken Online Challenge 2020 event for Western United State is concluded as of this afternoon. NFINITE|Binchang ended up winning this tracket and in quite a style, at that. Namely, his road to number-one U.S. West placement saw him display mastery with no fewer than six characters: Paul,...
Xbox Series X Controller support iPhone

Xbox Series X Controller Support Coming To The iPhone, Apple Vows

Apple will be bringing complete support for the Xbox Series X controllers to its iPhones and other iOS devices, the Cupertino-based tech giant revealed in an obscure listing on one of its many product support pages. Which is interesting because truth be told, we kind of just assume the...
Robin ‘Flusha’ Rönnquist Convicted for Tax Offenses in Sweden

Swedish CS:GO Star Given Fine, Community Service For Tax Evasion

Robin Rönnquist, better known by his CS:GO alias "Flusha", has been found guilty of tax evasion in his home country of Sweden. A competent court ruled Mr. Rönnquist failed to report in excess of a million Swedish kronor in winnings, which equates to approximately $120,000. The entirety of the...
'The Last of Us' TV Series

Sony Partners With HBO On ‘The Last of Us’ TV Series

Sony Pictures and HBO officially partnered to co-produce an original series based on The Last of Us franchise. The adaptation is understood to encompass both the PS3 original and the recently released The Last of Us: Part II. We have been hearing rumblings about this project for over a...
Overwatch Priority Pass

Overwatch Priority Pass Explained In Detail By Blizzard

Blizzard at last detailed the much-discussed Overwatch Priority Pass that's been the hottest within the game's online community since Game Director and master of the universe, Jeff Kaplan, announced it earlier this week. The contents of the pass weren't as controversial as Jeff's apparent swift and violent transformation into...
LoL Wild Rift Open Beta

LoL: Wild Rift Open Beta Starting Next Month

Following a lengthy period of development, League of Legends: Wild Rift is just about ready for its first real stress test. The open beta for the much-anticipated mobile version of the beloved LoL has hence been given a concrete launch date. The testing is scheduled to commence on Wednesday,...
LoL Transfer Season Starts

LoL Transfer Season Starts With Blockbuster Departures Of Perkz, Nisqy, Broxah

This League of Legends player transfer season is starting off with quite a bang. Or three bangs, to be exact, as both Perkz and Broxah have just announced their much-rumored departures from G2 Gaming and Team Liquid, respectively. Luka Perković's move away from G2 has been a particularly dragged out...
PS5 Owners Turn To Car Paint Jobs

PS5 Owners Turn To Car Paint Jobs Since Sony is a Special Snowflake

The first thing many early adopters of the PlayStation 5 console are doing after getting their hands on this magical product currently rarer than traces of AB negative blood in HP LaserJet 1160 ink cartridges is - to ring up their chop shop pal, and do a mean paint...
Hearthstone Duels Season One

Hearthstone Duels: Season One Starts Today

The inaugural season of new Hearthstone staple called Duels is now available across the United States and the rest of the world. Following a tightly run early access period (for Blizzard's chaotic standards, at least), you can now launch your very own Duels adventure right there from the Inkeeper's...
Overwatch Symmetra's Restoration Challenge

Overwatch Symmetra’s Restoration Challenge Begins, Hurry Up Into The Grinder Already!

Blizzard today launched the previously detailed Symmetra's Restoration Challenge in Overwatch, so look's like grind is back on the menu! The event itself is pretty time-limited, as it will only run for just under two weeks. The 30th of November is the final day to seize and event-exclusive rewards, to...
Gran Turismo Championships 2020 Regional

Gran Turismo Championships 2020 Regional Finals Start This Month

Sony today announced the official schedule for the FIA-certified Gran Turismo Championships 2020 Regional Finals. No, we can't repeat that name either, but what we can is tell you when this high and mighty Esports competition is set to begin - November 22nd. The event will bring together some of...
Oculus Quest 2 VR Headset b.jpg

Oculus Quest 2 Updated With 90Hz Support, VR Gifts, And More

Oculus started pushing out a crucial firmware update to the Oculus Quest 2 earlier today. This is by far the most significant post-release addition to the VR headgear as of today. Granted, that is not saying much, considering its newest headset has only been out for 42.5 seconds as...
Xbox Series X S

Xbox Series X|S Sold Out As Microsoft Celebrates Making History

With the long-awaited release date now officially behind us, we can confirm that anything resembling an Xbox Series X, S or a blocky version of Tom in the aftermath of yet another chase with Jery has all been sold out in a 50-klick radius as soon as it hit...
DMC 5 Special Edition PS5

DMC 5 Special Edition PS5, Xbox Series X Features Revealed

Capcom today listed the full extent of what the jump to the next generation of gaming consoles brings over on the Devil May Cry 5: Special Edition front. Which is quite a lengthy name for a front, but we didn't name the thing ourselves, so let's just move on:...
Riot Games Broadcasting Rights LoL

Riot Playing Hardball Over League of Legends Broadcasting Rights

Riot Games is said to be playing hardball over broadcasting rights for the next Esports season of League of Legends. In a press release publicized several minutes back, the famous developer, itself, confirmed it's looking to a buyer willing to license out the entirety of its rights. As opposed...
Epic Details All Fortnite Xbox Series X S Improvements

Epic Details All Fortnite Xbox Series X|S Improvements

Studio Epic Games today detailed the extent of gameplay enchantments arriving to Fortnite on Xbox Series X/S. The usual suspects have all been listed: longer drawing distances faster loading times better quality textures etc. Additionally Next Gen Xbox consoles will run Fortnite at 60 frames per second, more realistic water...
Guido van Rossum

Microsoft Unretires Python Programming Language Creator For Key Dev Role

Legendary Dutch developer Guido van Rossum barely made it a full year into his official retirement before apparently getting fed up with the whole thing. The 64-year-old programmer, best known as the creator of the Python programming language, has been unretired by Microsoft, the company official confirmed. The Redmond-incorporated tech...
EA Sets New Esports Viewership Record With FIFA 21 Challenge

EA Sets New Esports Viewership Record With FIFA 21 Challenge

The newly debuted EA Sports FIFA 21 Challenge set a major Esports viewership record in Electronic Arts' sizable hall of fame. The 24-hour event had over 254,000 viewers on average at any given minute. 254,057 to be exact, EA sports revealed as part of a prepared statement issued earlier today...
Assassin's Creed Valhalla

Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla Supposedly Out, But Digital Deliveries Late – Yes, Really

One short release later, and Assassin's Creed: Valhalla is finally here. Well, its digital copies have been delayed in their delivery for over 24 hours in some players' cases, but, you know, spiritually speaking. And believe it or not, we say that somewhat genuinely because between Cyberpunk 2077, Outriders, Dying...
Professional Call of Duty player Maurice ‘Fero’ Henriquez dead at 21

Florida-Based Call of Duty Star Found Dead At 21

Professional Call of Duty player Maurice Henriquez, better known by his alias Fero, was found dead earlier this month, aged 21. The circumstances of this tragic development have been left vague, though the news of his death have been confirmed by several pro players close to him, including Nadeshot...
Marvel's Avengers Led To Square's Loss

It’s Official: Marvel’s Avengers Led To Square’s Loss

Sure, they're *Marvel's* Avengers, but this loss is all on Square Enix. And for what it is worth, the Japanese video game developer and publisher is actually owning up to it rather swiftly. As the company just put out a financial statement that doesn't sugar-coat this failure to a particularly...